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REST Training Update from Windsor Park

REST director Lois Sheaffer-Kramer discusses the partnership between REST and event host Windsor Park Retirement Community in Carol Stream, IL Click here [...]

By | March 26th, 2014|REST Blog|

Home, Community-Based Care Centers Required to Develop Person-Centered Care Plans Under New Rule

We recently came across this great article and wanted to share it. Strategically planned respite services provided by a trained REST (Respite [...]

By | February 17th, 2014|REST Blog|

Autism Spectrum Disorder – What Exactly Does that Cover?

These days, most people have at least heard of ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). The term comes up often in discussions of the [...]

By | February 14th, 2014|REST Blog|

The Pros of Volunteering

Why should I volunteer? The answer is for many reasons.  Nowadays the word volunteer is used almost everywhere. It is looked highly [...]

By | February 10th, 2014|REST Blog|

Balancing Caregiving with Work & Life

Work, life and caregiving--three things that when put together can be difficult to balance even in the most normal circumstances, to say [...]

By | January 8th, 2014|REST Blog|

Continuing Education Hours Offered for Training Courses

PRESS RELEASE Continuing Education Hours Offered for REST Trainer and Volunteer Training Courses (Dec. 2013) The Illinois Department of Human Services has [...]

By | December 11th, 2013|Press Releases|

REST Partners with State of Illinois in Volunteer Respite Pilot Program

The Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS) has entered into a partnership with Marklund's REST Program to begin a process that will [...]

By | December 4th, 2013|Press Releases|

REST Blog – Baby Boomers Caring for Aging Parents

As many are aware, post-World War II (1946-1964), an abundance of children were born, referred to today as Baby Boomers.  According to [...]

By | November 21st, 2013|REST Blog|

Veterans Day brings home National Family Caregiver’s Month

We found this great article and wanted to share! http://communities.washingtontimes.com/neighborhood/lifecycles/2013/nov/11/veterans-day-brings-home-national-family-caregiver/ SAN DIEGO, November 11, 2013 — Formerly known as Armistice Day, Veterans [...]

By | November 12th, 2013|Links to Resources|


  NEWS RELEASE RESPITE TRAINING SEEKS TO DEVELOP VOLUNTEER RESPITE CARE WORKERS REST, (Respite Education and Support Tools), a nonprofit program dedicated [...]

By | October 24th, 2013|Press Releases|